Events in Rome and surroundings: detail
From January 01 2011 to December 31 2011
Antique markets and flea markets in Rome
Markets in Rome are a great opportunity to really breathe city life, strolling around the stalls.
Looking, touching, getting bargains or just simply buying a souvenir.
The markets open at about 9-10 o'clock in the morning and close at sunset. There are several to choose from: here are the main ones.
Viale Trastevere. From 5am to 1pm
The most famous market in Rome. You can find everything there, even though it has recently lost some of its attraction.
Via Tirso, 14. Closed on the fourth Sunday of the month.
A large choice of items available: vases, books, jewelry, silver, furniture.
Piazzale della Marina, 32
About 250 stalls where you can find just about everything.
In the halls of the Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi.
The chic second-hand market: 80 fashion stalls all with the big designer names.
Via Monte Testaccio 66
1970s vintage fashion, hippy shirts, vinyl records and punk items.
Piazza Borghese, from Monday to Saturday.
The best market in Rome for books and period prints
FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH:
Lungotevere Capoprati Charming antiques market along the banks of the Tiber: antique furniture, collectors' items.
THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH:
Antiquariato a Testaccio
Piazza S. Maria Liberatrice.
Private dealers' market. A varied collection of modern antiques found in Roman attics.
Viale della Moschea. Closed in July and August.
The largest antiques exhibition in Rome, with 220 exhibitors.
Soffitta sotto i portici
Piazza Augusto Imperatore. Near to Augustus' Ara Pacis. 100 stalls under the square's porticos that sell collectors' items and modern antiques.
FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE MONTH:
Market in Piazza Verdi
in the heart of the sophisticated Parioli district. Antiques and modern antiques: furniture, miscellaneous items, documents, coins and stamps.